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New York Times, Saturday, January 12, 1974

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 51-Across clue had "Ullman"; corrected this to "Ullmann."

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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,918
Across
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Made trim : SPRUCED
8
Floodgates : SLUICES
15
Get ready : PREPARE
16
Kind of jaw : LANTERN
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Talking in a way : LISPING
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Pyrenees land : ANDORRA
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Old Turkish coin : ASPER
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Popular name for a dog : ROVER
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Attention : EAR
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Accumulate : STORE
24
Primate : APE
25
Growing out : ENATE
27
Old Hebrew measure : HIN
28
Having lumps : NODED
30
Companion of St. Paul : SILAS
31
Printing measures : ENS
32
At all : EVER
33
Adherent: Suffix : IST
34
Guemal or hangul : DEER
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Accommodate : ADAPT
38
Armadillo : APAR
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Moray : EEL
44
Set up the golf ball : TEED
46
Carbon suffix : ANE
47
In motion : ASTIR
50
Saltpeter : NITRE
51
Miss Ullmann : LIV
52
"___ Alone" : THINE
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Time of day : EVE
54
Word with porridge : PEASE
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Rifle range: Fr. : TIR
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Lawn-care need : MOWER
59
After a while : LATER
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Hard to pin down : EVASIVE
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Drinking toasts : PROSITS
64
Legislative bodies : SENATES
65
Resplendent : AUREATE
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Tony of tennis : TRABERT
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Provoked : NEEDLED
Down
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Made a flat dive : SPLASHED
2
Uncorrupted : PRISTINE
3
Answer : RESPONSE
4
More northerly : UPPER
5
Certain Egyptian : CAIRENE
6
Sea eagle : ERN
7
Abased : DEGRADED
8
Drudged : SLAVED
9
Ocean route : LANE
10
Get ready for a physical : UNDRESS
11
Japanese name : ITO
12
Breakfast fare : CEREAL
13
Printing mistakes : ERRATA
14
Traps : SNARES
21
Secret agent : OPERATIVE
26
Naldi of films : NITA
29
Elliptical : OVAL
33
Highway of Pompey's day : ITER
35
Harness strap : REIN
37
Mary Martin role : PETERPAN
39
Magnificent : PALATIAL
40
Liqueur : ANISETTE
41
Annulled : REVERSED
43
Hermit : EREMITE
45
Bemoan : DEPLORE
47
Certify : ATTEST
48
React to the cold : SHIVER
49
Albanian capital : TIRANA
50
Most original : NEWEST
55
Alleviated : EASED
58
Roger's partner : OVER
61
Day of worship: Abbr. : SAB
63
French street : RUE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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